Long and many were the leave-takings, but at last came the hour of her departure.
As soon as he had turned his back upon Magnolia, my leave-takings began.
I will not describe our leave-takings a second time, or my journey to Cork.
I will pass over the leave-takings with all the dear ones at home.
Then came the last day of school, which began with leave-takings and embraces.